Drink Trends http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6595/more en Craft soda trend continues to bubble up http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/craft-soda-trend-continues-bubble <div class="field-byline"> Liz Barrett </div> <div class="field-deck"> As ready-made products proliferate, mixologists are putting their own spin on soft drinks. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As ready-made products proliferate, mixologists are putting their own spin on soft drinks.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/craft-soda-trend-continues-bubble" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/craft-soda-trend-continues-bubble#comments Drink Trends Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:00:00 +0000 55471 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>David Burke Kitchen Garden in NYC offers three house-made soft drinks.</p> David Burke Kitchen Garden 4th of July celebrations spark cocktail creativity http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/4th-july-celebrations-spark-cocktail-creativity <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>These 8 drinks are designed to get customers all fired up.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/4th-july-celebrations-spark-cocktail-creativity#comments Drink Trends Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:25:00 +0000 55411 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Cold brew coffee heating up the market http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/cold-brew-coffee-heating-market <div class="field-byline"> Liz Barrett </div> <div class="field-deck"> Baristas are getting creative with cold brew concoctions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Baristas are getting creative with cold brew concoctions.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/cold-brew-coffee-heating-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/cold-brew-coffee-heating-market#comments Food Trends Drink Trends Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:43:00 +0000 55401 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Starbucks expects to offer Nitro Cold Brew on tap at 500 locations by the end of this summer.</p> Starbucks 3 ways to boost your tea profits http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/3-ways-boost-your-tea-profits <div class="field-deck"> The pros say use tea to add flavor notes to food, offer a kombucha flight and serve only freshly brewed iced tea. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The pros say add tea flavor notes to food, offer a kombucha flight and stop serving leftover iced tea to push tea profits.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/3-ways-boost-your-tea-profits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/3-ways-boost-your-tea-profits#comments Drink Trends Coffee/Tea Mon, 23 May 2016 01:07:00 +0000 54531 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Tea is a high-margin product that can also boost flavor in many foods.</p> Starbucks Build a Better: Matcha Cocktail http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/build-better-matcha-cocktail <div class="node-body gallery-body">Creative mixologists showcase this green tea in trendy cocktails.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/build-better-matcha-cocktail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/build-better-matcha-cocktail#comments Drink Trends Mon, 16 May 2016 14:17:00 +0000 54321 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Margarita reigns as Americans’ favorite cocktail http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/margarita-reigns-americans-favorite-cocktail <div class="field-deck"> A new study from Nielsen CGA provides a snapshot of adult beverage preferences. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new study from Nielsen CGA paints a picture of adult beverage preferences.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/margarita-reigns-americans-favorite-cocktail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/margarita-reigns-americans-favorite-cocktail#comments Drink Trends Mon, 09 May 2016 19:52:00 +0000 54171 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Regardless of the cuisine, margaritas seem to have universal appeal among Americans.</p> Thinkstock Build a Better: Light summer cocktail http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/build-better-light-summer-cocktail <div class="field-deck"> Create new taste sensations by incorporating wine, beer and alcohol-free mixers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Bartender Jim McCourt of Prohibition restaurant in Charleston, SC, offers tips for creating lower alcohol light summer sips. Two of his favorites are the Italian-inspired Aperol Spritz, a mixture of Aperol aperitif, Prosecco and club soda; and the classic Pimms Cup cocktail featuring Pimms, cucumber, simple syrup, fresh lemon juice and ginger ale.</p> <p>Here are other tips from McCourt:</p></div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/build-better-light-summer-cocktail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/build-better-light-summer-cocktail#comments Beverage Recipes Drink Trends Mon, 02 May 2016 20:28:00 +0000 54011 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Jim McCourt mixes it up at Prohibition in Charleston, SC.</p> Restaurants, bars riff on margaritas for Cinco de Mayo http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/restaurants-bars-riff-margaritas-cinco-de-mayo <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Restaurants and bars are always finding new ways to shake up the margarita tradition for Cinco de Mayo celebrations.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/restaurants-bars-riff-margaritas-cinco-de-mayo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/beverage-recipes/restaurants-bars-riff-margaritas-cinco-de-mayo#comments Beverage Recipes Drink Trends Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:12:00 +0000 53941 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Quenching millennials' thirst for juices, smoothies http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/quenching-millennials-thirst-juices-smoothies <div class="field-deck"> Young customers love their fresh juices, and restaurants are uniquely positioned to grab a share of this market, according to a new report. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Young customers love their fresh juices, and restaurants are uniquely positioned to grab a share of this market, according to a new report.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/quenching-millennials-thirst-juices-smoothies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/consumer-trends/quenching-millennials-thirst-juices-smoothies#comments Drink Trends Consumer Trends Tue, 19 Apr 2016 15:31:00 +0000 53621 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>House-made juices command a premium menu price.</p> Thinkstock What operators can learn from March beer sales http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/what-operators-can-learn-march-beer-sales <div class="field-deck"> Stats show that customer preferences during this key beer-drinking month differ sharply from those that prevail the rest of the year. Also: green beer gains a rival. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stats show that customer preferences during this key beer-drinking month differ sharply from those that prevail the rest of the year.</div> <p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/what-operators-can-learn-march-beer-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/drink-trends/what-operators-can-learn-march-beer-sales#comments Drink Trends Naturally Inspiring Beverage & Culinary Flavoring Solutions Wed, 13 Apr 2016 13:16:00 +0000 53441 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>It&#39;s no surprise that St. Patrick&#39;s Day brings out the beer drinker in many Americans, Irish or not.</p> Getty Images